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Waterfront Restaurant

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111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216 (Spring Ave)
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Milton, Delaware
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Waterfront is touted as difficult to get a reservation, one the places you must go etc--I could have skipped this. It isn't on the water, but across the street. Food and service is OK and over-priced.

Thank lswider
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday night and only had a short wait for a table on the patio. I had amazing crab cakes and my partner had rib eye. Both were delicious, flavoursome and well cooked, my 2 teenagers also enjoyed their meals and we appreciated my youngest being able to order off the kids menu ( she's 15)... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to this restaurant and I have never been let down. The food here is excellent. There were 5 in our party and and we all tried something different and we shared with one another. The waitress couldn't get the right food to the right person but it didn't matter because everything was very tasty. If... More 

Thank Nancy P
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For my husband's big day, we enjoyed dining outside looking out towards the Gulf. Strong fans kept us cool. Our waiter was outstanding, very helpful and friendly. There were many great options on the menu and some specials, (I liked that entrees were served with "grain dish of the day" or "potatoes of the day") but I opted for the... More 

Thank Gwyneth P
Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

took a gamble on returning here after a very poor meal and service on last years vacation with a party of 12 ... glad to report that this time the place was up to our expectations and standards from previous visits. had the chicken special wrapped in pastry with cheese and spinach which was delicious. just the right portion washed... More 

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Lutz, Florida, United States
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Made an 8:30 reservation. We arrived a little early and were seated around 8:40...not too bad. The food was really good. My wife has the Brie and I had the risotto. Both were excellent. I have mixed feelings because around 9:00 or so a couple with two small children were seated right next to us. These kids were clearly exhausted... More 

Thank John R
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a lovely dinner here. My kids really enjoyed their meals and while it is a little nicer they welcome kids. The dining right near the water give a beautiful view as well.

Thank cmmattes
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Across from the Anna Maria pier stretching out into Tampa bay is the waterfront restaurant. My family of 5 arrived around 5:45ish and there happened to be a table on the porch so we were seated right away (reservations can be made for inside dining, but porch tables are on a first come basis). Kids had grilled cheese $7 and... More 

Thank Nymoon78
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We called in to this restaurant after visiting the pier and was seated straight away on on outside table. We would have preferred an indoor table as it sits next to a busy road. The service was very good, the food was not so good. I ordered salmon and grain and my husband ordered a the grouper Oscar with grain.... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While vacationing with family at Anna Maria Island we walked to this location on the end of the island. A very popular restaurant we only had to wait for a few minutes. We were seated on the covered area outside. I got a large salad while my husband got the fish corn chowder. The olive dipped bread was GREAT! $21.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $32
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
    (Spring Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: 19417781515
Our regular menu is based on the finest products we can find and updated seasonally. They are prepared in classic form, with emphasis on fresh, natural flavors.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?